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Mini Banana Toffee Walnut Bread

Sometimes inspiration comes in the form of the desperate need not to waste food. Sure, I could throw those bananas in the freezer, but there they would languish, forgotten, until they become freezer burnt beyond all recognition. As I was baking up treats for the Great American Bake Sale I looked around my kitchen and …

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Banana Red Walnut Muffins

I’m chasing a white whale, I know it. But my Ishmael is clearly the perfect bakery muffin. I’ve got the texture down pat. The pancake mix is really what does it. However, I am still searching for that exquisite domed top, the high rise of those Panera Bread behemoths. I’ve got a few more tricks …

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Woodchuck Hard Cider Bread

Things have been a little quiet around B&B through the holidays. James and I made our three and a half day trek from New Jersey to San Antonio, arriving just in time for the family’s Christmas Eve celebrations. I decided to take a little break and really enjoy my family. I’ve been having a blast …

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Breakfast Fruit Pizza

Today marks a week of cookbook giveaways on Bluebonnets & Brownies. Just in time for holiday gift giving, the three books I’ll share with you are all books I’m giving to friends this holiday season. Check back on Wednesday and Friday for two more fabulous cookbooks! I’m starting the week off with Pam Anderson’s newest …

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Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

I’ll let you in on a little Thanksgiving secret: I’m not cooking this year. I know, I know, this is a serious foodie sin. But hear me out. We’re staying in New Jersey for the holiday. And I just don’t see the point of cooking a massive amount of food (because I’m sorry, I don’t …

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Secret Recipe Club: Stromboli

I’m finding it a little hard to believe we’ve already come around to another Secret Recipe Club posting, because that’s supposed to mean that another month has gone by. Surely that’s not the case, right? When it came time to choose my recipe from Everyday Mom, I took my time, looking through lots of old …

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